7th Annual Swallowtail Spring Festival

Our 7th Annual Farm festival, celebrating all of the brilliant lights in our Gainesville and Floridian communities that we can possibly gather into one lovely space on a single day!
Local music, food and drink, workshops, demonstrations, tours and activities for all ages. Much much more info to come. Stay tuned!

VOLUNTEER at the fest and get in for free + get fed by one of our awesome food trucks! Click here to signup for a shift. Please come at least half an hour before your shift and check-in at the info booth. Thanks! 
Sign up for Swallowtail Farm Spring Festival ( http://vols.pt/hLtEmL ) on @VolunteerSpot today!


ADMISSION: 
sliding scale from $10-$20 (you choose what you pay)
kids free! (12 & under)

FOOD & DRINK:
Swamp Head Brewery
First Magnitude Brewery
Humble Pie Pizza
Fables Catering & Such
Jerseys Creamery
Mayflower Cellars
Off The Griddle

MUSIC:
Rickey Kendall & the Healers
Wax Wings
The Captive Eddies
Macaxeira

FUN, GAMES & CONTESTS:
~ÜberBooth Fun Photobooth will be set up from 2-6!!
~ Pie Baking Contest to benefit the Hawthorne Community Market
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~Swallowtail Field Day sponsored by The Ark School of Fitness
~ Games for kiddos with Youth Combine

WORKSHOPS: 
~Yoga for Gardeners with Leela Robinson of Yoga Bodywork &Deep Spring Farm https://www.facebook.com/YogaBodywork.org/?__mref=message_bubble
~Mushroom Cultivation with Oliver Moore
~Health Building Nutritional Qualities of Spring Greens
Learn how fiber, chlorophyll, magnesium, potassium, and fat soluble vitamins of Spring greens help your body build its health through detoxification pathways, energy and protein production, pain modulation, injury healing, blood clot regulation, immune system support, calcium management, and autonomic nervous system balancing. Eat yo' greens for better health today! Dr. Evan Sundgren , DC
~Paleo diet for veggie lovers with Sarah Cervone (Wild Man Foods) 
~Bee Keeping with Ken & Cecilia Young
~Intro to Food Forests for North Central Florida with Joseph Pierce of Mosswood Farm Store
~Hula Hooping 101 with Onna Maya Meyer of Rainbow Warrior Hula Hoops
~Floral Design with Seasonal Ingredients with Lindsey Easton of L. Easton & Co, Jennie Lee of Jubilee Flower Farm & Mariana Riehm of Ladybug Blooms.

DEMONSTRATIONS:
~Blacksmithing with Leslie Tharp Designs
~Wheel Spun Pottery with Nigel Rudolphl & Cheyenne of Rudolph Clay Studios & Bridget Fairbak of B Practical Pottery
~Benefits of Biochar. "You can address all of these issues while you cook: climate change, soil degradation and food security, water pollution, waste management and deforestation." With Ba Ba Bryan Konrad
~ Spinning yarn on a wheel with the ladies of Ewephoric fibers

ARTS:
Preformances by S-Connection Aerial Arts
Lexicon of Food artworks on display
Rudolph Clay Studios pottery for sale

KIDS ACTIVITIES:
~ Face painting & Prayer Flags making with Zipporah Sky Walker
~ Physics Bus Gainesville
~ Games with the Youth Combine
~ Flower Crown making with Ladybug Blooms
~ hay bale fort
~ Slip n' slide
~ Tater Tats veggie tattoos

TABLING:
~ Civic Media Center
~Rose Garden with Pam Greenwald
~ Florida Organic Growers

HEALING ARTS:
~ Florida School of Massage